What is Epilim chrono?

Category: Prescription Drugs

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Generic Name: Valproate Sodium

Epilim chrono is a brand name for valproate sodium in the United Kingdom. Valproate sodium is the sodium salt of valproic acid and is an anticonvulsant used in the treatment of epilepsy and bipolar disorder, as well as other psychiatric conditions requiring the administration of a mood stabilizer.

Purpose
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Perceived effectiveness
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Perceived effectiveness
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Perceived effectiveness

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  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects of Epilim chrono

Severe
0
Moderate
6
Mild
1
None
0

Commonly reported side effects, conditions, and hospitalizations associated with Epilim chrono

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2
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2
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1
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1
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1
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1

Show all 20 reported side effects

Dosages

Most common dosages (by patients currently taking Epilim chrono)
Dosage
1,000 mg daily
Patients
4
Dosage
500 mg daily
Patients
3
Dosage
2 g daily
Patients
2
Dosage
300 mg daily
Patients
2
Dosage
2,000 mg daily
Patients
2
Dosage
1 mg daily
Patients
1
Dosage
4 other daily
Patients
1
Dosage
200 mg daily
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1
Dosage
400 mg daily
Patients
1
Dosage
600 mg daily
Patients
1

Dosages based on patients currently taking Epilim chrono.

Why Patients Stopped Taking Epilim chrono (multiple reasons could be selected)
Reason
Side effects too severe
Patients
2
Reason
Did not seem to work
Patients
1
Reason
Doctor's advice
Patients
1
Reason
Course of treatment ended
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1
See all 3 patients who’ve stopped taking Epilim chrono

Duration

Currently Taking Epilim chrono
Duration
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Duration
0-1 month
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0
Duration
1-3 months
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0
Duration
3-6 months
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0
Duration
6 months-1 year
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0
Duration
1-2 years
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1
Duration
2 years or more
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4
Stopped Taking Epilim chrono
Duration
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Duration
0-1 month
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0
Duration
1-3 months
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0
Duration
3-6 months
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0
Duration
6 months-1 year
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1
Duration
1-2 years
Patients
1
Duration
2 years or more
Patients
1

Adherence


Always
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4
57%
Usually
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3
43%
Sometimes
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0
0%
Never
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0
0%

Burden


Very
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0
0%
Somewhat
Patients
1
14%
A little
Patients
2
29%
Not at all
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4
57%

Cost per month


Cost per month
$200+
Patients
2
40%
Cost per month
$100-199
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0
0%
Cost per month
$50-99
Patients
0
0%
Cost per month
$25-49
Patients
0
0%
Cost per month
< $25
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0
0%
Cost per month
Not specified
Patients
5
100%

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Epilim chrono after stopping:
Treatment name(s)
Carbamazepine (Tegretol, Tegretol XR, Carbatrol…)
Patients
1
Treatment name(s)
Lithium Carbonate (Lithium Carbonate ER, Lithobid, Priadel…)
Patients
1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Epilim chrono.